Lot # 003
March 2017 - 1st Session Online auction

Molly Joan Lamb Bobak
BCSFA CGP CPE CSGA CSPWC RCA 1922 - 2014 Canadian

The School Yard
oil on canvas circa 1939
signed and on verso inscribed "Be careful! Do not crush these canvases. J Shadbolt"
92 1/2 x 78 1/2 in  234.9 x 199.4cm

Langara College, Vancouver

The subject of this work is Central School, which used to be located at Pender and Cambie in Vancouver, from the viewpoint of the Vancouver School of Art, which Molly Bobak attended. Bobak was a student of Jack Shadbolt's - notably his signature is on the verso of this work - and they remained lifelong friends. This work was painted early in Bobak's artistic career.

The proceeds from the sale of this work will go towards a scholarship and bursary fund for the Fine Arts department at Langara College.


$15,000 ~ $25,000 CAD

Final Bid: $12,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount $
29807 27/03/2017 8:18:49 PM $12,000 Autobid
26355 13/03/2017 4:49:02 AM $11,000 Autobid
14377 13/03/2017 4:49:02 AM $10,000
26355 07/03/2017 7:31:45 PM $9,500 Autobid
14209 03/03/2017 3:45:45 PM $9,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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